About Michael Branson

  • Dr. Michael Branson, PT, DPT, MS, ATC, CSCS, ACSM/CEP, CGFI-3
    Doctor of Physical Therapy, Athletic Trainer, Exercise Physiologist

    • Dr. Michael Branson, PT, DPT, MS, ATC, CSCS, ACSM/EPC, CGFI-3
      Doctor of Physical Therapy, Athletic Trainer, Certified Exercise Physiologist

      Michael Branson is a Physical Therapist and Athletic trainer who specializes in orthopedic injury rehabilitation, sports healthcare and human performance. His initial education in Health Sciences was at The University of Arizona, which was followed by a Master of Science in Kinesiology and Exercise Physiology from California State University, Hayward. Soon after his Master’s degree he earned a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the Arizona School of Health Sciences.

      Dr. Branson has been clinically trained by medical institutions across the country, most notably orthopedic rehabilitation and sports healthcare at Stanford University’s Department of Sports Medicine, and acute rehabilitation at Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions.

      He is currently certified as an Athletic Trainer (ATC) through the Board of Certification (BOC), a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength & Conditioning Association (NSCA), a Certified Exercise Physiologist (EPC) through the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and as a Certified Golf Fitness Instructor through the Titleist Performance Institute.

      He has contributed to national publications such as Golf Magazine’s Golf.com on the development of golf conditioning programs to regional news groups such as KPHO CBS Channel 5 on sport injuries.

      He has consulted and trained athletes at every level on the development of sports health care and athletic performance programs. These programs have directly affected the outcome of countless team and individual sport athletes such as the 2008 AIA State Pole Vault Champion and the 2014 USA Cycling Category 4 Arizona State Criterium Champion.
      He is currently the owner and operator of COR Clinic, Inc. and The Athletic Training Center in Scottsdale, AZ.

      In his spare time Michael enjoys time with his wife, son, daughter and family dogs as well as biking, skiing, golfing, hiking and overlanding.

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